2022 SUMMER PROGRAMS

Welcome to SUMMER at the JAZZ HOUSE! For 20 years, JAZZ HOUSE KiDS has brought award-winning programming that engages and excites students, promotes harmony and collaboration and builds musicianship. This summer promises to be no different as we come back together for in-person classes! The JAZZ HOUSE welcomes instrumental and vocal students of all levels, ages 12 to 18, from beginners to pre-professionals headed to the nation’s stop college music programs.

JAZZ HOUSE SUMMER SESSIONS

JUNE 6 – JULY 22

JOiN US IN JUNE + JULY for weekly small ensembles featuring the compositions of jazz’s iconic composers! Immerse yourself in the music of these legendary composers and learn the improvised language they used to create their unique sound. (Classes held on Monday and Tuesday evenings 5:30- 7:15pm, VOCAL ensemble on Wednesday). Power up your skill set with electives! Whether you choose to come to the JAZZ HOUSE studios or log in from across the globe or across town, skills-based elective classes will give you a jump in honing your musical voice! (Classes held on Wednesday and Thursday evenings 5:30- 7:15pm)6

Youth Jazz Classes
2021 Summer Workshop

SUMMER WORKSHOP

AUGUST 1 – AUGUST 13

AWARD-WINNING WORKSHOP with Artistic Director CHRISTIAN McBRIDE and Summer Director TED CHUBB is back for its two-week intensive session on the campus of Montclair State University. Instrumental and vocal students receive top-notch instruction to develop key skills, including enhanced knowledge of fundamentals and jazz performance. Highlights include masterclasses with renowned special guests, small group and big band ensembles, improvisation classes, mentoring and jam sessions with professional musicians, history and culture, composition and film scoring. Final performance will be held at the MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL Block Party on August 13 attended by thousands of jazz fans.

ADULT SUMMER CLASSES

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Summer Programming for ADULT instrumentalists of all levels. YOUR INNER MUSICIAN IS CALLING YOU! IN-PERSON + ONLINE OFFERINGS, two adult ensembles: improv core classes for beginners and advaned students. Four weekly online deep -dive electives: Music Production, Film Scoring, Drum Shed, and more!

2021 Adult Summer Programs at JAZZ HOUSE KiDS

JAZZ HOUSE SUMMER PROGRAMS ARE MADE POSSIBLE WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

Gia Maione Prima Foundation

ACCLAIMED SUMMER FACULTY

STAFF

CHRISTIAN McBRIDE
Artistic Director

TED CHUBB
Summer Managing Director

GALO INGA
ALEX LAURENZI

LARGE ENSEMBLES

ABRAHAM BURTON
NATHAN EKLUND
ABEL MIRELES

TRUMPET

TED CHUBB
MARCUS PRINTUP

GUITAR

CHARLIE SIGLER

WOODWINDS

MARIO BANKS

PRODUCTION + RECORDING

LEE HOGANS

PIANO/ THEORY/ COMPOSITION

ALEXIS CUADRADO
KELLY GREEN
OSCAR PEREZ
MICHELE ROSEWOMAN
RADAM SCHWARTZ
HELEN SUNG

TROMBONE

DAVID GIBSON

SAXOPHONE

MIKE LEE
ED PALERMO
LAUREN SEVIAN
CAMILLE THURMAN
BRUCE WILLIAMS

BASS

CHRISTIAN McBRIDE
ANDY McKEE

DRUMS

ALVESTER GARNETT
BILLY HART

HISTORY + CULTURE

LOVETT HINES
ASHLEY KAHN

VOCAL

AMY LONDON
DYLAN PRAMUK

*Faculty subject to change

We care about your safety! All staff, students and faculty attending SUMMER SESSIONS and the JAZZ HOUSE SUMMER WORKSHOP must be fully vaccinated, which includes having received a COVID-19 booster.

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